Software Developer Salaries in Ukraine 2015
More and more organizations of all sizes are choosing to adopt a distributed architecture that allows them to source intellectual talent globally, with staff working in different places, at different speeds, on different projects, with relative autonomy from each other. Outsoft has done so as well, so we decided to shed some light on the differences between the two countries where we work with software developers, the United States and Ukraine.
Comparing Salaries in the United States and Ukraine
First, let’s take a look at the major advantage that sourcing globally offers – and you’ve guessed it right: it is payroll cost reduction.
As a technology talent service provider we offer access to tech talent at a fraction of the cost. Savings can be found in the most in-demand technology stacks at every skill level.
Demographic Profile Comparison
Of course salaries are not the only differences we encounter. Comparing with the US workforce we generally see more female tech employees in Ukraine, and the employees are slightly more likely to hold a degree:
Programming Languages Comparison
In terms of availability of programming languages, Ukraine has comparatively plentiful Ruby and PHP talent, while the US leads in C and Python technologies:
Industry Expertise Available
We have also found that Ukraine offers considerably more Mobile and Web focused professionals, while the US leads in Enterprise, System Architecture and E-Commerce verticals: